Lean Fundamentals

Course ID: 189390
Lean is a systematic approach to identifying and eliminating the eight wastes-considered non-value-adding activities-through continuous improvement by flowing the product completely at the pull of the customer. The eight wastes are: waiting, defects, extra processing, inventory, excessive motion, transportation, over production, and underutilized employees. Certification: Upon completion of this four-day program, attendees can submit a project for a Lean Agent certification.

1. Introduction



  • Course Overview

  • Introduction to Lean

  • Linkage to Six Sigma


2. Lean Mentality: Muda (Waste) Elimination



  • The Hidden Office/Factory

  • Seven Types of Waste

  • Eliminating Waste


3. Mapping the Value Stream



  • Value Stream Mapping

  • Different Types of Maps

  • Foundation for Lean Eents


4. Lean Events



  • Kaizen

  • Running a Typical Five Day (or Shorter) Event


5. Constraints



  • Finding the "Bottlenecksin a Process Flow


6. Flow and TAKT Time



  • Movement Through the Value Stream

  • Rate or Rhythm of Flow Through each Process


7. Pull Systems and Kanban



  • All Activity is "Pulledby Customer Demand

  • Simple Visual Signals


8. 5S Implementation



  • A Systematic Approach to Organizing the Work Space

  • NOT Just Housekeeping!


9. Poka Yoke (Mistake Proofing)



  • Reducing the Opportunity for Human Errors to Affect the Process


10. Lean Management Principles



  • How to Make it Happen and Make it Last in an Organization


11. Job Instruction Training



  • Transferring Knowledge in a Quality Process


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CA San Diego6/8/2015 8:00:00 AM<span class="course-type type-c">C</span>4 days2000.004374398
MA Brookline7/13/2015 8:00:00 AM<span class="course-type type-c">C</span>4 days2000.004374397
WA Bellevue8/3/2015 8:00:00 AM<span class="course-type type-c">C</span>4 days2000.004374396
MN Bloomington9/14/2015 8:00:00 AM<span class="course-type type-c">C</span>4 days2000.004374395
TX Addison10/19/2015 8:00:00 AM<span class="course-type type-c">C</span>4 days2000.004374394
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